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We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Sellah's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Sellah enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the burden of paying house rent every month. "
David's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
David received a $493 second payment.
"Am now very happy because I'm now on an upper level in life compared to before."
Jenifa's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jenifa received a $493 second payment.
"GD does not ask for refunds while other NGOs gives loans."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Margaret received a $493 second payment.
"My house is now cemented and not doing the every-now-and-then repairs for the floor."
Grace's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have good utensils hence I don't borrow from others."
Asker's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Asker received a $493 second payment.
"My son is now able to use his certificate to apply for jobs."
Kennedy's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to built a pit latrine, buy a cow and start a business with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
Margret's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Margret received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."
Jackline's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jackline received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations only use our details for their personal gain because they register us into their programs but we never get any benefits, unlike GiveDirectly that came to us not long ago and we are now getting money as we were told."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Margaret received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly keeps promises while other NGOs don't keep promises."